Natural resources

Standard Bank Natural Resources aims to meet the aspirations of businesses operating in the mining, oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. We stimulate demand in these sectors and offer efficient and effective banking solutions to our clients bolstered by our industry expertise.
  • Mining

    Mining will continue to be a significant contributor to the growth of the African continent, the continent we call our home. Economic flux, regulatory concerns, unpredictable commodity prices, access to energy and water, productivity, controlling costs and productivity make South Africa’s mining sector both challenging and unpredictable.

    We understand that mining is a specialised sector that needs specific banking solutions. We have the relevant sector expertise to cater for banking needs across the mining value chain, whether your business operates as a producer, minerals processor or service provider to the mining industry.

    Our Johannesburg-based team of sector specialists provides support and in-depth mining sector insight to your dedicated Relationship Managers across the country about the challenges faced by the mining sector so that they are able to offer bespoke financial solutions that factor in your overall banking needs.

    From securing asset finance for mine development to managing your daily working capital needs - with us as your financial partner, you are assured that you are engaging with experts who have insight into what matters most to businesses operating in the mining sector value chain.

    Products and services

    In addition to our in depth mining sector insight, we leverage the full capabilities of Standard Bank, where needed, to develop innovative and flexible solutions for our clients across the following key product areas:

    Transactional banking solutions
    • Business Current account
    • ATMs
    • Business Online
    • Cash management
    • Employee Banking Solutions

    Lending solutions
    • Business Revolving Credit Plan
    • Business Term Loan
    • Commercial Property Loan
    • Debtor Finance
    • Overdraft

    Foreign currency solutions
    • Hedging

    Vehicle and asset finance

    International Trade Services


    Contact us

    For more information on any of our mining sector products or services contact:

    Lerato Dikgole, Senior Manager - Mining, Oil and Gas
    Mobile: 082 805 5335
    Email: Lerato.Dikgole@standardbank.co.za 

     

    Berrie de Jager, Head - Natural Resources
    Tel: +27 11 721 6591
    Email: Berrie.deJager@StandardBank.co.za 

     

  • Oil and gas

    Oil and gas will continue to play a pivotal role in the South African energy matrix with the South African Government pushing for the growth of the gas economy. This brings a host of opportunities in the sector, especially in the midstream and downstream components of the oil and gas value chain. Factors such as commodity price uncertainty, regulatory compliance, supply chain management, economic flux, demand for alternative energy sources and access to capital make the oil and gas sector a complex environment to operate in. With these sector complexities there is a need for banking partner with in-depth industry knowledge to fuel the growth of your oil and gas business during the upturns and downturns in the economic cycle.

    We have the relevant sector expertise to cater for your banking needs across the oil and gas value chain, whether your business operates in the downstream, supply and trading, refining and manufacturing, logistics or oil and gas services part of the sector.

    Our Johannesburg-based team of sector specialists provides support and in-depth oil and gas sector insight in support of dedicated Relationship Managers across the country. Our understanding of the overall oil and gas supply chain and the challenges faced by the sector enables us to design and implement bespoke financial solutions that factor in your entire ecosystem of banking services and needs.

    From securing finance to buy capital equipment to managing your daily working capital needs - with us as your financial partner, you are assured that you are engaging with experts who have the industry know how and understand what matters most to businesses operating along the entire oil and gas value chain.

    Products and services

    In addition to our in-depth oil and gas sector insight, we leverage the full capabilities of Standard Bank, where needed, to develop innovative and flexible solutions for our clients across the following key product areas:

    Transactional banking solutions
    • Business Current account
    • ATMs
    • Business Online
    • Cash management
    • Employee Banking Solutions

    Lending solutions
    • Business Revolving Credit Plan
    • Business Term Loan
    • Commercial Property Loan
    • Debtor Finance
    • Overdraft

    Foreign currency solutions
    • Hedging

    Vehicle and asset finance

    International Trade Services

    Contact us

    For more information on any of our oil and gas sector products and services contact:

    Lerato Dikgole, Senior Manager - Mining, Oil and Gas
    Mobile: 082 805 5335
    Email: Lerato.Dikgole@standardbank.co.za 


    Berrie de Jager, Head - Natural Resources
    Tel: +27 11 721 6591
    Email: Berrie.deJager@StandardBank.co.za 

  • Renewable energy

    Energy security has become a major strategic imperative for businesses operating on the African continent with South Africa leading the way in the development of sustainable energy solutions. The reducing costs associated with alternative energy solutions and the increase in electricity tariffs has led to huge growth in demand for alternative energy solutions by South African businesses. The development of companies supporting this growth will continue to play an important role in the growth of South Africa’s green economy.

    Our in depth-industry knowledge and expertise has enabled us to design and implement innovative financing solutions within the areas of energy production and efficiency. Our practical experience in financing alternative energy solutions makes us your natural partner in enabling energy savings and sustainable energy supply for your business.

    Our suite of innovative energy financing solutions includes the following:

    Energy Efficiency Loans

    These loans are provided through a shared savings model from the monetisation of savings from your energy bill.

    Energy Production Loans

    These loans are provided for the financing of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies

    Contact us

    For more information on any of our renewable energy sector products and services contact:

    Thuto Lentsoane, Manager – Renewable Energy
    Tel: +27 11 721 9601
    Email: Thuto.Lentsoane@standardbank.co.za 

    Berrie de Jager, Head – Natural Resources
    Tel: +27 11 721 6591
    Email: Berrie.deJager@StandardBank.co.za 

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